Meet our Counselors

Christina J. Johnson

Christina J. Johnson is a native of Durham, North Carolina. She attended UNC Charlotte for her undergraduate degree where she majored in Criminal Justice and Criminology and minored in Africana Studies. While in undergrad, she served in the United States Army National Guard as a Military Police Officer. Christina went on to attend Virginia State University to obtain her Masters of Education in Community Counseling. 

Christina has over three years of experience working in the community doing intensive-in home, mental health skill building and working inside of jail facilities providing mental health services. She is excited to use her education and experience to assist children, adults, couples, and families achieve their behavioral health goals. 

CJ can help with:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • PTSD
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Schizoaffective Disorder 
  • Grief and loss
  • Trauma 
  • Life transitions
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Marriage/couples issues
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder

In CJ's spare time she enjoys writing children's books, participating in sorority functions, traveling  and spending time with friends and family. 

Johnathan Crawford, LPC

Johnathan Crawford is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over six years of experience providing counseling services to adults and children with a wide array of behavioral health disorders. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Work and a Master’s of Science in College and Community Counseling, both from Longwood University. Johnathan has worked in community behavioral health since 2009 – first as a case manager, then a therapist, and most recently, providing clinical supervision to counselors working toward licensure.

Johnathan uses a person-centered, recovery oriented approach to help individuals achieve their self-identified goals. He is trained in Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and is a certified Trauma-focused CBT provider for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma.

In his free time, Johnathan enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with his partner and their three dogs.
Johnathan can help with:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Substance use disorders
  • Trauma recovery
  • Recovery from persistent mental illness
  • Oppositional and Conduct disorders
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • LGBTQ issues
  • Chronic suicidality
  • Self-harm behaviors

Christi Haizlip, LPC

Christi completed her Bachelors of Science in Psychology and her Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling, both from Longwood University. She has spent the last four years working with children ages 4-17 and their families in both intensive in-home settings and school-based mental health programs. She is passionate about helping others reach their counseling goals using a person-centered approach and cognitive behavioral techniques. Christi recognizes the potential in each individual and allows opportunities for positive and effective change. Outside of counseling, Christi enjoys spending time with her family and her two golden retrievers.

Christi can help with...

  • Parenting
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • ADHD
  • School issues
  • Bullying
  • Trauma
  • Family issues
  • Communication
  • and much more!

Jeysell Vidal-Lamb

Jeysell Vidal-Lamb enjoys helping individuals find strength and peace by gaining self-awareness amidst the chaos of life. This will not be easy, but when working together in a judgement-free zone, anything can be accomplished.

She enjoys working with children, adolescents, and adults. She uses Person-centered techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Play Therapy to help individuals achieve their goals while also identifying the best coping skills for them. Coming from a military family, she understands the importance of family and healthy relationships.

Jeysell is a Resident in Professional Counseling. She holds a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She is bilingual - fluent in Spanish.

Jeysell can help with…

  • Self awareness
  • Personal growth
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Relationship problems
  • Grief and loss
  • And much more

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